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Re: [CQ-Contest] Keyboard for Contesting

To: Pete Smith N4ZR <n4zr@contesting.com>, CQ Contest <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Keyboard for Contesting
From: Gordon LaPoint <gordon.lapoint@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 18:04:15 -0400
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    I use the RocketFish wireless keyboard and mouse combination, from BestBuy 
Its a big keyboard that has seperated keys and will hold a template printed 
above the 
keys, see:

These spreadsheet templates work fine!

Gordon - N1MGO

On 27 Mar 2012 at 10:52, Pete Smith N4ZR wrote:

> I know this subject has been covered before, but the market moves so 
> rapidly that data more than a year old is apt to be obsolete.
> Here's my problem.  I just got a new Dell computer for the shack.  I am 
> a hunt and peck typist with a high fat-finger rate.  The previous 
> keyboard had nicely separated keytops, while the new one is much more 
> like a laptop.  As a consequence, my error rate is way up.  I can't use 
> the old keyboard because it was PS/2, and my KVM switch doesn't 
> recognize it with an adapter.
> What I'm looking for is recommendations for a wired or wireless USB 
> keyboard that has widely separated keys like an 8-year-old Dell.  Please 
> drop me a note off the reflector, and I'll summarize the responses I get.
> Thanks!
> -- 
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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